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Valeri Karpov, Mongoose, and the importance of good docs

Valeri Karpov, lead maintainer of Mongoose, got into software development by way of Pokémon.
Amy Hays
by Amy Hays
on January 8, 2019

Gulp JS maintainer Blaine Bublitz and a better solution for supporting open source

By Amy Hays on December 18, 2018
Blaine Bublitz thinks about open source sustainability a lot. In the past two years, he’s tried a few different avenues to get funding for the ...

From Jade to Pug: How Forbes Lindesay adopted a project from a NodeJS legend

By Amy Hays on December 4, 2018
Forbes Lindesay adopted his pet project, Pug, from an open source legend–TJ Holowaychuk. TJ is a prolific NodeJS developer, who created an array of ...

Adopting projects out of the limelight: Why David Rodriguez works on byebug and Active Admin

By Amy Hays on November 20, 2018
When David Rodriguez first started working with the Ruby programming language, he noticed the Ruby debugger didn’t work properly.

How Vuetify helped John Leider create a better work-life balance

By Amy Hays on September 11, 2018
John Leider, creator of Vuetify, may have figured out the secret to a good work-life balance: make your hobby your job, and hire your wife to work ...

Material-UI vs LEGO: How Olivier Tassinari became a core maintainer of the popular React component library

By Amy Hays on August 28, 2018
It all came down to LEGO versus Playmobil for Olivier Tassinari. These days, Olivier spends his free time working on Material-UI, the super popular ...

Vue.js, Evan You, and the intersection between art, design, and technology

By Amy Hays on August 2, 2018
Evan You didn’t plan for his popular JavaScript framework, Vue.js, to become a full-time job. It just happened.